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Baby, it’s Warm Outside

Baby, it’s Warm Outside

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019

As the seasons change from Autumn to Winter, habits and tendencies do as well. Visions of hot chocolate, warm coats, and a crackling fireplace are most common around this time, but it seems that a cold drink, shorts, and light air conditioning might be more appropriate. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the month of October h...

4.0 or No. 4?

4.0 or No. 4?

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

January 23, 2019

At Lake Ridge, the day most seniors anticipate is graduation. On this day, classmates, teachers, and parents see the students get recognized in areas such as GPA and who worked relentlessly for that number one spot. On the other hand, there are seniors who will also be receiving their diploma that ch...

Student Conductor: To Be Or Not To Be Late

Student Conductor: To Be Or Not To Be Late

Sydney Ferguson, Co-Editor

December 14, 2018

Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. For students, exactly seven hours and thirty minutes of the day is spent at school, give or take the few who, through a combination of traffic, failures on their own part, and perhaps a questionable tardy system aren’t arriving to class on time.  This year, Lake Ridge received an influx of new...

Final Advice for Finals

Final Advice for Finals

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

December 14, 2018

With finals just around the corner, it is time to figure out how to prepare. After all, the final exams are worth 20 percent of your grade for the class. So for those newcomers that have yet to take those dreadful tests, here is some advice from people who have already taken the finals that are quickly...

Deck the Halls: Lights, Decorations, and more!

Deck the Halls: Lights, Decorations, and more!

Ethan Vu, Writer

December 14, 2018

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” so it’s time to dust off the old boxes and get out those familiar multi-colored lights that light the faces of homes and businesses throughout the duration of the season. These lights can usually be seen on the Oak Pinewood trees that are purchased every ...

How Christmas Has Changed

How Christmas Has Changed

Kacie Sewell, ENN Staff

December 13, 2018

Before they had kids and spouses, your Lake Ridge teachers celebrated Christmas with traditions similar to those still used today. Now that they are no longer the kids, their Christmas Holidays are spent differently but are still cherished. This time of year is usually spent with friends or family....

Making the Transition

Making the Transition

Obehi Omoaghe, ENN Staff

December 12, 2018

As marching season comes to an end, the holiday season has finally begun! The award-winning Lake Ridge Band had their winter concert on Tuesday, December 11th, at 6:30 pm. With this being their first concert since marching and football season, the change from a busy and jam packed schedule to a more l...

Toys For Tots

Toys For Tots

Audrey Byrne, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018

The Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign has been a popular tradition among schools, churches, businesses, and organizations across the United States for 71 years. The giving and charitable message of Toys for Tots has been adopted into schools as a way to get young students to practice giving...

Choir shares Cookies with Santa

Choir shares Cookies with Santa

Obehi Omoaghe, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018

Put on your Christmas hats, and come join the Lake Ridge Choir Department for a night of fun! For the first time ever, the choir department is hosting an event in order to raise money for their Booster Club. This event will not only raise money for the club, but promote the Choir Department as a whole...

Teach Me!

Teach Me!

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018

Do you know how to calculate your taxes? Do you know how to finance a car? How about how to apply for a mortgage to buy your home? High school teaches a variety of important subjects including, English, World History, and Algebra; however, they exclude teaching other necessary topics such as basic financial...

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